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Coffee Mill

1977.670A-C (RS116988)

Description

Funnel shaped top; bulb shaped mid-section with side brackets for wall mounting; ovoid cup shaped portion attaches to bracket at bottom to gather grounds; iron and wooden handles crank attached at center; center section comes apart with two wiry nuts for cleaning, and red decoration at mouth.

Details

Maker
Enterprise Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Date
ca. 1880
Inscriptions
Center section has raised letters which read ""ENTERPRISE MFG. CO. PHI LADA. U.S.V. PAT. APLD. FOR No 00,"" grand cup with gilt border band with ""ENTERPRISE No 00 CUP.""
Location of origin
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
coffee mills
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
MILL, COFFEE
Painted
painting (coating)
Steel
steel (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
5.375 x 9 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.670A-C
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4429

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